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comparative adjective

  1. See tricky

tricky (ˈtrɪkɪ Pronunciation for tricky



Word forms:  trickier,  trickiest
  1. involving snags or difficulties   ⇒ a tricky job
  2. needing careful and tactful handling   ⇒ a tricky situation
  3. characterized by tricks; sly; wily   ⇒ a tricky dealer

Derived Forms

ˈtrickily adverb
ˈtrickiness noun

Example Sentences Including 'trickier'

He knew it well enough during the hours of daylight but with the mist down it was trickier to see the lie of the land.
Salley Vickers MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
It's liquid, of course, but no trickier to handle than butane camping gas according to Paine's contacts.
Terman, Douglas Cormorant
`The problem is trickier than it looks at first sight, isn't it?
Babson, Marian Weekend for Murder


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